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Contains:  NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194
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M51 The Whirlpool Galaxy, 





    
        

            andreas1969
M51 The Whirlpool Galaxy

M51 The Whirlpool Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 1555x1239

Dates:April 27, 2019April 28, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 30x120" bin 2x2
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 30x120" bin 2x2
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 30x120" bin 2x2
Astronomik CLS: 75x120" bin 2x2

Integration: 5.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.10 days

Avg. Moon phase: 40.02%

Astrometry.net job: 2670649

RA center: 202.474 degrees

DEC center: 47.209 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.042 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 273.636 degrees

Field radius: 0.288 degrees

Locations: my balcony, Limassol, Cyprus

Data source: Backyard

Description

Revisiting the extraordinary Whirlpool Galaxy after 2 years. This target is usually hidden behind my neighbour apartment , so it is only visible this time of year for 2-3 hours per night. I collected the data over 2 nights

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M51 The Whirlpool Galaxy, 





    
        

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